Melting My Heart…

About ten years ago, I moved to the Upper Peninsula of Michigan. My husband was going to school, working a full time job, and studying. Somewhere in all of that, he was supposed to spend time with Bear (who was 1 1/2 years old at the time) and me. Needless to say, it didn't happen very often and it was often difficult. During the following four years, we had another child (Miss...
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Ponderize Isaiah 1:18!

Lately I have been thinking of snow. We got our first real snowfall really late this year and the whole topic of snow has consumed me. So, when I read Isaiah 1:18, I knew it'd be a good scripture to work on for the week. It's also a good reminder as to the power of repentance and what the Savior has done for me. Even if I fall into sin, my Savior can help me return to a pure ...
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Ponderize This! Galatians 6:9-10

This last week, I worked on thinking and focusing on Alma 26:22. It is a great scripture that talks about repentance and faith. This week, I have been working through the Good Works section of the personal progress booklet. In one of the requirements, it says that one of the listed scriptures needed to be memorized. Perfect for ponderizing! So, I made this super simple printa...
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Quick Halloween Decor? Cheesecloth Ghosts!

My mom used to make these ghosts a lot when I was little. In fact, she even made one that was the size of a toddler!! I didn't need one quite that big, but this last weekend was our branch's Halloween Trunk or Treat and I wanted to make them for our tables. I searched for a website that would remind me how to make them (my mom just had surgery so I didn't call her) and came...
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Getting on the “Ponderize” Bandwagon…

So, it's been awhile since the "ponderize" talk by Devin G. Durrant in the October 2015 General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. I enjoyed the talk and it seemed kind of fun, but it didn't really sound like something I would do. I have recently been getting up early to study my scriptures by going through the Young Women Personal Progress booklet a...
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Failed Moon Cakes Make Good Moon Cookies

Sunday, August 27th was the Super and Blood Moon! Did you see it? Did you know it was also the Mid-Autumn Festival or Moon Festival? I learned that the Moon Festival had lots of different starting legends as well as some political flavor thrown in from China's history. I have also learned about Moon Cakes and really, really wanted to make them. I first went online and got th...
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